This year’s War Eagle Mill Fall Craft Fair, October 15-18th, will offer a plethora of handmade crafts, delicious menu options, inside and outside the Mill, as well as great live music! Our band line up will have you tapping your toes as you shop numerous craft booths and munch on pecan cobbler. Bands include: Southern Tradition and Wesley Hayes, as well as the Springstreet Band, who has been a popular guest at our annual Fair for years. Read further to learn a little more about these talented musicians and make make note of their playing times. See you in a month! – Miss Millie
Southern Tradition: Thursday, 10 am – 3 pm
Southern Tradition is a new Northwest Arkansas Bluegrass band that enjoys entertaining the good people of the Ozark Mountain area with traditional and not-so- traditional tunes. They are ready to entertain this year’s Craft Fair crowd! The group’s sound features smooth vocals, three and four part harmonies, and a variety of instruments that range from banjos and mandolins to guitars. The band consists of the following friends:
Dennis Keigley – banjo
Jeff and Justin Bond – guitar
Bobby Glenn – mandolin
Rick Evans – upright bass.
Enjoy sound bites by Southern Tradition below!
Wesley Hayes: Friday, 10 am – 3 pm
Wesley Hayes is originally an Okie from Muskogee who enjoys writing country and southern rock music, playing guitar and traveling a seven state region to play for his fans. He’s excited to be on stage and experience the War Eagle Mill Fall Craft Fair! Hayes is known for combining the influential styles of Merle Haggard, Lynryd Skynyrd, and David Alan Coe in his writings and recordings. Music is his passion and an outlet to share personal experiences with anyone who loves to listen.
Visit Wesley Hayes’ website to hear numerous songs!
Springstreet Band: Sat. & Sun., 10 am – 3 pm
Springstreet Band is an annual favorite that will be hitting the stage again! Originally from Oklahoma, this group has developed their own sound by combining bluegrass, gospel, folk, country, and a smidge of classic rock-n-roll. This unique mix is served up “bluegrass” style and has been known to play on local radio and television stations. Springstreet Band is no stranger to festivals and events, they host their own show called “Bluegrass On The Square” in Muskogee, OK.
The band consists of the following members:
Mike Williams – banjo
Dan Nieto – lead guitar
Nick Alberty – mandolin
Steve Huhn – bass
Take a listen to Springsteet Band’s bluegrass style!
We hope you all can bring your dancing shoes and join us October 15-18th to experience these live bands! For further details about our Fall Fair, check out our Craft Fair Page. See you soon!